Perseverance Rover

Ingenuity Completes a Huge 50-Meter Flight on Mars

The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter just completed its third test flight and set new records for traveling farther and faster than…

1 week ago

How’s the Weather in Jezero Crater? According to Perseverance: Cold

The Perseverance rover just provided its first Martian weather report (it was cold!), which could help inform future missions involving…

4 weeks ago

Perseverance Takes a Selfie With Ingenuity. It’s Almost Time to fly

Perseverance is having a proud parent moment in this image, looking like it’s waiting with a child at the bus…

4 weeks ago

Perseverance Captured This Image of a “Rainbow” on Mars, but it’s just a Lens Flare in the Rover’s Camera

Did the Perseverance rover capture a rainbow on Mars? This image, from the rover’s left rear Hazard Camera, sure looks…

1 month ago

Mars Helicopter Survives its First Night on Mars is Getting Ready to Fly

NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter survived its first night on the Martian surface and is preparing for its first test flight.

1 month ago

Here’s a Strange Rock That Perseverance Shot With its Laser

Perseverance has been busy lately.  After testing its systems out, taking the first sound recording ever on the Red Planet,…

1 month ago

Maybe Mars Didn’t Lose its Water After All. It’s Still Trapped on the Planet

Roughly 4 billion years ago, Mars looked a lot different than it does today. For starters, its atmosphere was thicker…

1 month ago

Perseverance Begins its Science on Mars With a Laser zap

Perseverance has already made its mark on scientific history by taking the first audio recording ever on Mars.  But the…

2 months ago

More Audio from Perseverance: the Crunch of its Wheels on the Martian Regolith

In absence of (yet) being able to step foot on Mars, we have robotic vicarious experiences through our rovers including…

2 months ago

Perseverance’s Landing Site Named for Octavia Butler

The Perseverance rover's landing site was renamed the Octavia E. Butler Landing, in honor of the groundbreaking author who passed…

2 months ago